Joy Onukogu, LPC 172, MA
Joy Onukogu
MA, LPC
Joy Onukogu, LPC 172, MA

Joy Onukogu

MA, LPC
General Information
Online Sessions
Female
Black or African American

Bio

Joy Onukogu is the Owner /Therapist of Ngozi Counseling LLC. Joy provides individual, couples, and group counseling services in office or virtually.

Joy is also a trained Prenatal and Postpartum Doula and received her training at Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson. She is passionate about working with black pregnant women and moms, as well as youth. Her educational background includes a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Webster University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University.

Joy’s work experience includes individual, family, and group counseling at local agencies and clinics, within a private practice setting, and within school-based settings working with preschool through 12th-grade youth. She has worked with parents, teens, and young adults. Her clinical interests and specializations include family issues, depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, crisis intervention, physical and sexual abuse, trauma, and working with adolescents.

Areas of Expertise
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Marriage and Relationships
  • Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Trauma
Additional Specialties
  • Anger Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Parenting Issues
  • PTSD
Treatment Approaches
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dance & Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Mind-Body & Holistic Healing
  • Play Therapy
Types of Service
  • Individual
  • Marriage & Couples
  • LGBTQ
Age Groups
  • Child
  • Teen & Adolescent
  • Adult

Joy Onukogu is the Owner /Therapist of Ngozi Counseling LLC. Joy provides individual, couples, and group counseling services in office or virtually.

Joy is also a trained Prenatal and Postpartum Doula and received her training at Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson. She is passionate about working with black pregnant women and moms, as well as youth. Her educational background includes a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Webster University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University.

Joy’s work experience includes individual, family, and group counseling at local agencies and clinics, within a private practice setting, and within school-based settings working with preschool through 12th-grade youth. She has worked with parents, teens, and young adults. Her clinical interests and specializations include family issues, depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, crisis intervention, physical and sexual abuse, trauma, and working with adolescents.

Qualifications
License Number: 2017022391
Type: LPC
State: Missouri
Experience:
2 years

Languages:
English
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